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David Dreier

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Tax, Employment, Compensation & Benefits, Mergers & Acquisitions




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White & Case LLP is best known for its M&A and private equity tax work, particularly in the energy, pharmaceutical and entertainment industries, while another focus is tax advice to sovereign wealth funds. William Dantzler advised NeuroDerm on its $1.1bn all-cash sale to Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma, while David Dreier assisted Sempra Energy with its $18.8bn acquisition of Energy Future Holdings. Ray Simon acted for The Walt Disney Company in several matters, including the establishment of its $4bn euro medium-term note program. Dantzler also advised Roark Capital and its portfolio company, restaurant group Arby’s, on the latter’s acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9bn. James Hayden and Sang Ji are also key M&A tax partners. All mentioned practitioners are based in New York.

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